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I'm In Love, With This Young Buisiness Woman. Story Within. by John Moore

I'm In Love, With This Young Buisiness Woman. Story Within.


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19.06.2007 at 9:46h
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For all those waiting to see a photo of the business-woman I fell in love with.
I met this charming young girl on the way back from the Kouang Si Waterfall not far
from Luang-Prabang Laos...
She lives in a Hmong village with her tribal family; I just had to visit this village.
The Hmong or Mong tribes originated as refugees from South China and you will find
them in Thailand, Vietnam and Laos.
How could you not simply fall in love with such a cute young child, working to help
the family’s income by selling these bits of needlework, which I'm sure were made by
her grandmoter.
You can read read the applied psychology on her face in this picture, wow what an attitude??
She is absolutely fuming with me for purchasing some pieces from an old lady about 80 years of age.
Whilst she was sulking, I quickly took this shot.
I then moved closer to take another photo, when she put her hands over her face and
announced that if I did not purchase two items from her, she would not allow me to
photograph her!!
Well she melted my heart, so I purchased two of her items and a handsome tip put a healthy smile on
her tiny face, that smile was worth a million dollars to me and I shall never forget it!!
While I was walking back to the mini van, she shouted my name Ning.
I thanked her and told her I would visit her again one day.
She does not attend school and her parents cannot speak a word of English, so how in the world
can she communicate in perfect English???
The photo merely tells a small part of the story; one had to experience the atmosphere in order to
appreciate it fully.
I can imagine her walking to school in a uniform, no one would give her any trouble, as she would
sort them out.
Well my friends, how about a smile from you all??
Remember what the Irish say; when you’re smiling the whole world smiles with you, but when you’re
laughing the sun comes shining through.
So how about a smile today??

Walkabout John.


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Cees Kuijs, 19.06.2007 at 9:55h

What a cute little girl. And already trained into the hard busines world. Very good photograph, mate !!!
Greetings, Cees

Tom McAlexander , 19.06.2007 at 9:55h

Yes, I love her too. Go back and purchase two more items for me. And send her smile to us too!

ooO MinOuche Ooo, 19.06.2007 at 9:57h

What a lovely little girl!...but poor did well to buy some items....what a hard life with so much poverty all over the world!...Fine pic of reality!
Greetings from germany Minouche

Hristo Tsonkov, 19.06.2007 at 9:59h

nice picture and intersting story.

CsomorLászló , 19.06.2007 at 10:00h


Tanjung-Pinang, 19.06.2007 at 10:03h

A sweet little beauty.
br monika

Aniko Mocher, 19.06.2007 at 10:29h

Yea, she surely is a her facial expression very much, it's very telling.Captured well john!
(...and I'm smiling:o))
take care,

Claire Laira, 19.06.2007 at 11:28h

May all of our smiles brighten up her day...
Her expression is well caught; hopefully she'll make her way but as you say , imagine her having a privileged life going to school...
Best regards, Claire

Bogie , 19.06.2007 at 12:03h

.....just charming....but life seems not that easy! Well captured that little princess! Tc Norbert

Leo_nid, 19.06.2007 at 12:05h

Great story and picture

2 little stars, 19.06.2007 at 12:47h

A very cute and clever girl -
and a touching story.
A smile for you from Germany

Christian Michalski, 19.06.2007 at 14:52h


For you and the girl.


Colja P., 19.06.2007 at 17:37h

A great picture. I met a little six year old boy in Denmark and he also spoke fluent english. When I asked him how that could be he answered: "Well, I watch BBC every day!"
Things can be so easy!
Thanks to both of you for making me smile! :-)

Antsien, 19.06.2007 at 19:13h

Oh, she looks like a wonderful business-woman :o-))))
your picture and story are very intersting.
Thank John,
Greetings Loan

Sabine KöllnXX, 19.06.2007 at 19:27h

Dear John -
what a story-telling picture besides and completing your story - I love this sense of surviving and achieving in this kids - also seen and experienced in Cambodia - which makes them such good psychologists and therefore drives them to aquire foreign languages for to make good business. Some of them also learn some words of german or/and italian - or korean and japanese - depending on the tourists they meet. On Koh Samui I met a young Thai who learned russian because there are lots of russian tourists now.
I would have felt in love with here too - and thank you for the smile!
Big hug

Anthony Harris, 19.06.2007 at 22:15h

This is my Fav.

Moonrise Moonrise, 20.06.2007 at 1:47h

Well, I can understand you! Wonderful girl!

Joachim Häfner, 20.06.2007 at 13:51h

...good luck for Ning...

J. Meyer, 20.06.2007 at 22:03h

Excellent shot !
regards, jürgen

Wolfgang Kölln, 20.06.2007 at 22:30h

This story together with that picture went right into my heart, John!
Cheers Wolfgang

Claus Dackermann, 21.06.2007 at 8:09h

This pic, together with your story, is GREAT!
I love these children too in Cambodia or VietNam -
a lot of them have very hard live, some are
without parents and have to survive in any way.
It's one way to help them when you buy some
things from these children.

LG Claus

Robert L. Roux, 22.06.2007 at 20:02h

Hard Work #5 by Sergio Pessolano
Hard Work #5 
9.6.07, 14:25
children work for others -
and touch the hearts of all ...
a big hello
a little northeast
of your picture place

Thomas Amm, 24.06.2007 at 10:09h

WOW - what a beautiful charming picture!
...this picture shows us the injustice of this world...
Hope she will never lose her smile!

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regards from Germany

Sibylle C., 26.06.2007 at 7:02h

Eine ganz Tolle Aufnahme.


Kerstin Rösler, 26.06.2007 at 16:29h

an very stunning portrait of her...really good!

greetings kerst

Wilhelm H., 27.06.2007 at 1:17h

she´s really cute. The story is very lovely
Greetings Wilhelm

Alexandra Baltog, 27.06.2007 at 13:49h

What a story...great picture, indeed !!!

Piroska Baetz, 6.07.2007 at 9:26h

it is a completely small sweet girl… however looks a little sceptically with welfare service ...a marvelous skillful. .of… speaks the sugar girls correctly to the heart…
a very nice picture and story...-:))
greetings, piri

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